Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Modern science began with Copernicus speculating that the Earth is a planet and that all the planets orbit the Sun. During the first four centuries of modern science, the discovery of extrasolar...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The successful launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) heralds a new age in the exploration of our Universe, and in particular the study of exoplanets. JWST's large aperture and wide and...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) originated in a 1995 proposal from the Hubble Space Telescope & Beyond Committee led by Dr. Dressler as part of a quest to connect our human origins to the...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
As humans, we have survived and evolved because we are curious and critical thinkers. How do those traits shape our lives and our science and lead us to understand the world around us? Epigenetics, a...
Science in the Neighborhood Series
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Carnegie Embryology presents: A Science in the Neighborhood public lecture with Dr. Alexandria Forbes, President and CEO of clinical-stage gene therapy company MeiraGTx. MeiraGTx is focused on...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Over the past two decades, astronomy has made stunning achievements that have exceeded even the most seasoned scientists’ predictions. New discoveries about black holes, planets in and beyond...
Carnegie Digital Series
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn from Carnegie Earth and Planets Laboratory scientist Dr. Peter Driscoll about Earth’s magnetic field. Earth's magnetic field is generated by convective motion in the...
Carnegie Digital Series
Artist's concept of a super-puff transiting its star by Robin Dienel, courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Join us to learn from Carnegie Earth and Planets Laboratory astronomer Dr. Peter Gao about cotton candy-like planets called super-puffs. The adorably named bodies have been confounding scientists...
Carnegie Digital Series
Tidestromia oblongifolia in winter, Death Valley National Park, CA, USA, Photo by Seung Yon (Sue) Rhee, Copyright 2018, Creative Commons CC BY 4.0"
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn from Dr. Sue Rhee about a hardy plant that thrives in the extreme conditions of California’s Death Valley National Park. Plants are essential to life on Earth and provide us...
Carnegie Digital Series
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn from Carnegie Earth and Planets Laboratory astronomer Dr. Alycia Weinberger about an exciting new instrument in development for the telescopes of Carnegie's Las Campanas...

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